ASSEMBLY BILL 1367 (WIGGINS – 2001)
CHAPTER 396, STATUTES OF 2001
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Government Code sections 53091 and 53094 were amended and section 65352.2 was added to the Government Code in 2001 following legislative approval of Assembly Bill 1367, which affected these three sections only. (See Exhibit #1d) Assembly member Patricia Wiggins introduced the measure on February 23, 2001 on behalf of the League of California Cities and the American Planning Association, California Chapter. (See Exhibits #1a and #4, document AP-21)
The Assembly and Senate Committees on Local Government and the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality considered the policy issues raised by the bill. (See Exhibits #2, #3, and #8) The Assembly and Senate Committees on Appropriations examined the measure’s fiscal implications. (See Exhibits #2 and #5) Assembly Bill 1367 was amended twice, once in each House, before being passed by both Houses of the Legislature. (See Exhibits #1b, #1c and #2) Governor Gray Davis signed the bill on September 29, 2001 and it was recorded by the Secretary of State as Chapter 396 of the Statutes of 2001. (See Exhibits #1d and #2)
The Third Reading analysis of Assembly Bill 1367 as it was last amended that was prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses described the bill as, “[increasing] the amount of consultation and information sharing required between local planning agencies and school districts concerning school siting.” (See Exhibit #10, page 1)